Type: Posts; User: herbhome
The pic is a little blurry but I can make out three drones. Is that what you are speaking of?
You may want to consider opening your entrance to a wider setting. When the days and nights are warmer the bees will start hanging out outside to help keep the nest heat down. I'd say if your nights...
Interesting, I'll have to see if it is available around here.
The two queens will likely be cheaper. Either way will work but there is a risk of laying workers the longer they have to wait.
If you go with the nuc, I'd install the queen and one...
You bring up a lot of concerns, especially the Africanized issue. Only a local beekeeper can answer that. I can say that if the hive is killed out with pesticides without removing all the comb and...
Perfect picture, thanks.
I looked at the site you mentioned and I think these will work well. I have some 1-1/4 frames I used for a while but now I space on 1-3/8. My brood frames I wire, so these frames would...
This is very disappointing news. I like their F style frames. I hope someone fills this niche.
Sounds like hard work for a thief. Some folks just refuse to make an honest living.
One possibility is that the colony is queenless. It's not unusual for a queenless hive to get defensive.
04/18/19 One of my hives swarmed. Hive was swarm I collected exactly 1 year ago to the day.
Sounds like you're jumping in. Welcome and good luck!:)
I'm intrigued. :thumbsup: Tagging in to follow developments. :)
Pretty cool, Bug!
What about Ken?:D
I'm fascinated with the concept. How does this affect brood?
I would recommend "Beekeeping for Dummies"- also use the search option here for any questions or murky areas that pop up. Wade on in and ask questions!
Be sure to add your location in...
I wasn't aware sugar shake worked on dead bees.